Jeff Wood
Jun
25
to Jul 15

Jeff Wood

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Jeff Wood is an actor and writer from Ohio currently living in Brooklyn and Berlin. He is a founding member of the experimental film/art group Rufus Corporation and a Wallabout Oyster Theatre Player. He has performed works by Sam Shepard, Cormac McCarthy, Eugene O’Neill and Bertolt Brecht, among others. He has collaborated internationally with film-artists Eve Sussman, Julian Rosefeldt and Nuno Cera; theatre-makers in New York and San Francisco; dance theatre-makers in Berlin; musicians in Ohio; and sardines in Portugal.

His 10-year collaboration with Eve Sussman and Rufus Corporation produced the works 89 Seconds at Alcazar; The Rape of the Sabine Women; whiteonwhite:algorithmicnoir; Car Wash Incident; and numerous international screenings including the IFC Center NYC, Thessaloniki International Film Festival, TIFF Future Projections, Houston Cinema Arts Festival, Berlinale Forum Expanded, and Sundance New Frontier. 89 Seconds at Alcazar and whiteonwhite:algorithmicnoir are now housed in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, respectively.

Jeff studied theatre, philosophy, and social theory at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at Miami University of Ohio. He has traveled through remote and wilderness regions of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Kazakhstan, and Tibet. He was a 2014 Fellow in Screenwriting with the New York Foundation for the Arts. His cinematic novel The Glacier was published by Two Dollar Radio in 2015. His essays Monuments of Fire, Death StarsNever Forget, and Hurricane Bob were recently published by 3:AM Magazine. He is an editor of the international literary journal Berlin Quarterly.

More at www.wolvesdontbark.com

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Stephen Wood
Jun
25
to Jul 15

Stephen Wood

Stephen Wood is a composer, performer, and naturalist with a holistic view of the world. As an Environmental Composer Stephen lives in many musical worlds centralized in Jazz, Classical, and Afro-Cuban. Stephen’s visionary pursuits fusing Wilderness, Art, and Environmental Education are receiving national attention through his work with the USFS, the NWR, the Wilderness Society, the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Education Center, and many community-based nature preserves.

Traveling the United States in search of inspiration in our Country’s most wild places Stephen has served as Composer-in-Residence for the Okefenokee N.W.R., the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex, and participated in Denali N.P.’s monumental Composing in the Wilderness Field Seminar.

Throughout 2014 Stephen honored the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act producing The Wilderness Act Performance Series in Atlanta, GA. The Wilderness Act Performance Series reached new heights for Preservation Awareness in Atlanta’s urban environment.

Stephen received his B.A. in Composition from The Ohio State University and his M.M. in Jazz Studies from Georgia State University.

More at http://landscapemusic.org/

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The Solar Theater Project (Garver/Faber/Poyner)
Nov
13
to Nov 17

The Solar Theater Project (Garver/Faber/Poyner)

Mikhael Tara Garner is a New York­-based immersive theatre director, writer, educator and activist. She is Head of the Directing Program at NYU/PHTS and an adjunct professor teaching directing alongside Anne Bogart at Columbia University for the Arts in a masters course on Collaboration/Directing. She has worked as a director and educator at the Atlantic Theater, Barnard University, American Repertory Theater, American Conservatory Theater, The Kitchen, Harvard University, Bard University, Grand Arts Center, New York University, The Goodman Theater, The Public Theater, Yale University, American Theater Company, Timeline Theatre, DePaul University, PlayPenn, Court Theatre, and Steppenwolf Theater Company. She was the associate director for Sleep No More, the Artistic Director of Chicago Storefront Uma Productions; Emerging Artist for the National Theater of Scotland, and an Artistic Associate of SITI company.

Dean Poyner [Nashville Repertory Theatre (Ingram New Works Lab), Great Plains Theatre Conference (Holland Award Winner), Playwrights’ Center, Centre Stage Greenville (New Play Festival Winner), The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation award] has partnered as a writer and technologist compelled to embark on a process that could not only make a beautiful play, but make this beauty through an economy of resources.

Carl Faber, lighting designer, [Arena Stage, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Artists Repertory Theatre, Profile Theatre, Ars Nova, Shanghai Centre Theatre, NW Children’s Theatre, plus tours with Bruce Springsteen, Bon Iver and The National].

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Sarah Marguier
Oct
2
to Oct 10

Sarah Marguier

Sarah Marguier's residency with Culture Mill is a part of our project: "Brown".

SARAH MARGUIER IS A COSTUME, SET, AND VISUAL DESIGNER, BORN IN PARIS, AND CURRENTLY BASED IN PORTLAND, OREGON BY WAY OF CHICAGO AND BERLIN. HER WORK HAS BEEN FEATURED IN PERFORMANCES WORLDWIDE--CHICAGO, PARIS, BERLIN, FREIBURG, LEIPZIG, GRENOBLE, ST JOHN (CANADA), ASSISI (ITALY), AND BAMAKO (MALI)--AND SHE HAS WORKED AS A COSTUME DESIGNER, SET DESIGNER, LIGHT DESIGNER, AND VISUAL ARTIST WITH CHOREOGRAPHERS AND DIRECTORS MAYA M. CARROLL, TOMMY NOONAN, MURIELLE ELIZEON, ZUFIT SIMON, LOUISE WAGNER, TO NAME A FEW.  

IN 2013, SHE CREATED WHAT REMAINS, A RESEARCH PLATFORM SHOWCASING WORKS DEVOTED TO EXPLORE THE ARCHIVE AND MEMORY, AND THEIR RELATION TO OBLIVION IN OUR CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY. IN 2014, THE RESEARCH WAS AWARDED THE SUPPORT OF THE ORGANISME FRANCO-ALLEMAND DE LA JEUNESSE TO FURTHER DEVELOP AND PRODUCE PROJECTS.

SARAH ATTENDED THE PRESTIGIOUS ECOLE SUPÉRIEURE DES ARTS DÉCORATIFS IN PARIS, AND HOLDS AN MA IN CRITICAL THEORY AND CREATIVE RESEARCH FROM THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF ART.  SHE RECEIVED THE 2015 CT+CR PROGRAM AWARD FOR HER RESEARCH ON THE ROLE OF ARTISTS-AS-ARCHIVISTS AND THE PARADOXES OF MEMORY AND OBLIVION IN OUR CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY.

SINCE 2016, SHE HAS ALSO BEEN TOURING WITH BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND, FOR THE RIVER TOUR IN EUROPE, USA, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND.

More at www.sarahmarguier.com

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